Erawan National Park in Kanchanaburi, Thailand

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One of the most popular national parks in Thailand, Erawan National Park, was designated as Thailand’s 12th national park in June 1975. Erawan National Park, located in the Kanchanaburi Province in West Thailand, covers an area of 550 square kilometer, mainly consisting of high mountains, up to 1,000 meters, and…

Sai Yok National Park in Kanchanaburi, Thailand

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The 958 km² Sai Yok National Park is located in the Sai Yok District of Kanchanaburi Province, about 100 km northwest of Kanchanaburi City. Sai Yok National Park is a popular destination for both locals and tourists. The park is well-known for its waterfalls, caves, historical sites, limestone mountains and…

Thailand-Burma Railway Museum | Interactive museum in Kanchanaburi

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The Thailand-Burma Railway Museum is an interactive museum, information and research facility dedicated to presenting the history of the Thailand-Burma Railway, also known as the Death Railway. The Death Railway was about 415 kilometers long, between Ban Pong in Thailand and Thanbyuzayat in Burma, built during World War II by Allied…

Tree Top Adventure Park Kanchanaburi | Adventure at its finest!

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Are you looking for some adventure in your life? Do you consider yourself an absolute adventure-seeker? Then you should definitely continue reading because I have found the perfect place for you! I am talking about a place where you can play in treetops and enjoy the nature at its finest,…

Hellfire Pass, a place which will leave you speechless

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Hellfire Pass is the name of the railway cutting on the former Death Railway, also known as the Burma Railway, which was built during World War II by the Prisoners of War under horrible circumstances. The Hellfire Pass is well known for the harsh conditions and the big amount of…

The Mon people, an ethnic group from Myanmar

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Who are the Mon people? The Mon people are an ethnic group from Myanmar (Burma), living mostly in Mon State, Bago Division, the Irrawaddy Delta, along the Southern Thai-Myanmar border, in the Western provinces of Kanchanaburi and Ratchaburi, in the Gulf province of Samut Sakhon and in Nonthaburi and Pathum…

The Bridge on the River Kwai | The thrilling history

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The River Kwai, a must-visit! For centuries rivers have played major roles in the lives of mankind. Rivers have been and will always be important influential factors in human living and in the ecology cycle. Centuries ago cities were built around rivers because they provided the basic needs for the…

Living without electricity and internet in the present world

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Let us assume that it is evening at the moment you are reading this, since you may not be in the same country and time zone as other readers. Right now you are looking at a screen, either on your smartphone, tablet, laptop or computer. You just finished a delicious…

Things to do in Kanchanaburi | Top 13 Attractions

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Kanchanaburi War Cemetery, locally known as the Don-Rak War Cemetery This war cemetery is located on the main road, Saeng Chuto Road. Designed by Colin St Clair Oakes and maintained by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission, this war cemetery contains the remains of 6982 POW’s (Prisoners of War), most of…